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Beurré Capiaumont pear

An old Belgian pear, with a rich sweet flavor. Ripens late. Easy to grow in warm or temperate climates.

Beurré Capiaumont identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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  • Beurre Capiaumont pear
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  • Species: Pyrus communis
  • Parentage: Child of Beurre Gris d'Hiver Nouveau
  • Originates from: Mons, Belgium
  • Introduced: 1787
  • Developed by: M. Capiaumont of Mons
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 3988
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 2001-034


  • Fruit size: Medium
  • Fruit size: Small


  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Uses: Cooking
  • Flavour style: Sweeter


  • Flowering group: 5
  • Period of origin: 1750 - 1799

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  • The Book of Pears (2015)
    Author: Morgan
  • The Fruit Manual
    Author: Hogg

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